Monday, March 28, 2011

Sevier County 2010 Census data

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  • The 2010 Census pegged Sevier County's population at 20,802. That places Sevier County's population at the midpoint of all Utah counties.

  • Over the last decade, Sevier County's population increased by 10 percent placing it among the 10 slowest-growing Utah counties. (Statewide population increased by 24 percent.)

  • Annabella proved the fastest growing town in Sevier County (32 percent). Joseph (28 percent), Monroe (22 percent) and Koosharem also showed growth rates above 15 percent.

  • Most of Sevier County's towns and cities grew during the past 10 years. However, Redmond actually experienced a population decline between 2000 and 2010 while Sigurd basically maintained its population.

  • Only 7 percent of Sevier County's population belongs to a racial/minority (compared to almost 20 percent for Utah). In fact, Sevier County also ranks as the seventh least-diverse county in Utah.

  • Accounting for roughly 5 percent of total population, Hispanic/Latino residents remained the county's largest ethnic/minority group. Not surprisingly, this group also showed the most rapid growth during since 2000.

  • On the other hand, the native American Indian group saw its share of county population drop from almost 2 percent to just under 1 percent of total population.